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Analyst Corporate Credit - Trans-Canada Capital - 35451

Location: MONTREAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Apr 12, 2024
Posting End Date: Apr 26, 2024

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Job Description

Description

Trans-Canada Capital (TCC) is an asset management firm specializing in innovative investment strategies for institutional investors. Since 2009, the team has successfully managed the pension assets of Air Canada, one of the largest corporate pension plans in the country. Over the years, we have earned an enviable reputation by generating superior returns through strategies focusing on alpha generation in a rigorous risk-controlled framework. With C$30 billion in assets under management (inclusive of leverage), more than 100 investment professionals based in Montreal and Toronto, and a complete range of alternative solutions, TCC is well positioned to meet the needs of institutional investors seeking steady returns.

The Corporate Credit team is the division within Fixed Income responsible for managing the corporate bond holdings held in TCC’s various portfolios. We invest across a broad spectrum of fixed income instruments, including single-name bonds (both investment-grade and high-yield), money market products, and derivatives. This opportunity is on the research team, which deals primarily with the fundamental credit analysis of individual companies held in the portfolios. This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with an Associate Portfolio Manager and gain deep fundamental knowledge on several different sectors.  

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Associate Portfolio Manager by: 
  • performing fundamental analysis on companies within assigned sector coverage  
  • Developing issuer and sector-specific credit models 
  • Producing both written and oral fundamental analysis in partnership with covering analyst; constructing investment opinions, research notes, and industry outlooks 
  • Monitoring performance and holdings relative to investment objectives, benchmarks, and outlooks 
  • Monitoring market developments that may impact individual credits 
  • Collaborating with the broader Corporate Credit team on investment ideas and projects 
  • Attending and participating in industry events, interacting and collaborating with investors and corporate management teams 
  • Following ESG developments and supporting ESG integration into the investment decision making process

The position is based in downtown Montréal. 

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, mathematics, accounting, economics, or related field  
  • CFA or progress towards CFA designation is a plus 
  • Graduate degree in a related field is a plus 
  • 2 years of relevant experience in investment and/or fundamental research analysis  
  • Sustainable investing experience is an asset

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets, investing, and macroeconomic environment 
  • Excellent knowledge of all Microsoft Office products and experience using Bloomberg  
  • Ability to communicate fluently in French and English (both written and spoken) 
  • Interest in how ESG factors impact investment decision-making 

 Competencies 

  • Strong written, analytical, and communication skills 
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, a quick learner, and resourceful in solving problems 
  • Ability to thrive in a high-performance culture and fast paced environment 
  • Strong analytical mind and attention to detail 
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and handle a diversified workload

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.

Linguistic Requirements

Bilingual (English and French)

Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Canada Capital Inc. is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Trans Canada Capital Inc. thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

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